Friday, October 3, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
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CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Food Better Harvard Launch Symposium and Reception

The food system is interconnected, and all disciplines and people play a role. Get an overview of the food system and then delve into its four primary categories: production, marketing and distribution, nutrition, and waste. Hear from Harvard-affiliated speakers about how they are working to Food Better or innovate within the topic areas. Get inspired, excited, motivated and intrigued. Following the panel, join in breakout discussion groups and share challenges to the food system and ideas for innovation.
·         3pm: Panel discussion moderated by Aaron Bernstein, MD MPH, Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment , Harvard School of Public Health; Pediatrician, Boston Children's Hospital. Speakers: Jim Ward, Owner, Ward’s Berry Farm in Sharon, MA; Mary Alice Reilly, Coordinator of World PEAS at New Entry; Sasha Purpura, Executive Director of Food For Free; and others
·         4:30-5:30pm: Breakouts with students from across the university leading discussions guided by “What you want to Food Better?”  
·         5:30-7pm: Reception at Cambridge Queen's Head (Memorial Hall 45 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138). Light snacks, live music, informal discussion, and cash bar.


Contact Name: 

Margiana Petersen-Rockney

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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